Lana Smiley

Lana Smiley is a writer and journalist of cryptocurrency-related stories. She also performs fire show and writes fiction stories. Enjoys travelling, literature and music.



Sep 15, 2020 at 13:00
People’s Bank of China: Digital Yuan Will Be a Form of Local Currency
When released, China’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) might replace fiat yuan in circulation. At least, that was what Fan Yifei, the Deputy Chairman of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), stated in his article published at Financial News local outlet.
Sep 14, 2020 at 12:21
Famous Rapper Fined for Endorsing Fraudulent ICO
While scammers take advantage of celebrities’ names without them knowing about this, some of the stars willingly take part in fraudulent projects. Thus, a famous US rapper known as T.I. agreed to pay a fine amounting to $75,000 for promoting a fraudulent ICO.
Sep 07, 2020 at 13:06
Phishing Scams Attacking Cryptocurrency Users; Is There Any Remedy?
Phishing attacks have been a widespread tool for stealing and misusing people’s credentials. Now, they have penetrated the cryptocurrency industry, mostly to get access and steal the users’ funds.
Aug 25, 2020 at 09:21
Digital Yuan is Still Too “Green” to be Used for Large Transactions
The People’s Bank of China is not going to expand trials of its CBDC to large volume transactions. For now, at least.
Aug 24, 2020 at 14:00
Drug Dealers Use Bitcoin: Young Man Arrested in India
Law enforcement agencies make their best efforts to combat criminals performing drug transactions via the darknet. On August 24, the Indian Narcotics Control Bureau arrested a young man for buying ecstasy pills using Bitcoin.
Aug 23, 2020 at 10:43
Major Crisis Coming: Global Whales Turn to Bitcoin
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world a lot. The lockdown affected most global industries, having caused one of the biggest crises for the past decades. However, world financial experts predict the situation can become even worse and lead to the complete death of the US dollar.
Aug 21, 2020 at 12:09
The Devil is Getting Stronger: Lucifer Malware Attacks Linux Devices
Updated: It seems Lucifer malware designed to mine Monero (XMR) is getting stronger. Now, it can affect not only Windows-based computers, but also Linux-based ones.
Aug 16, 2020 at 11:09
China Is Approaching the Release of Digital Yuan by Expanding its Trials
As the idea of issuing the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is gaining traction worldwide, China makes practical steps to make their digital yuan release closer. Now, the country is going to expand its trials to test the CBDC potential on a larger scale.
Aug 14, 2020 at 15:23
The US is Hunting Down Terrorists: $2 Million Seized in Cryptocurrency
The US law enforcers go on with their campaign against terrorism financing. Now, they have blocked and confiscated around $2 million worth in cryptocurrency from accounts allegedly involved in terrorism financing.
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